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Mayor's fundraising

Another important role of the Mayor, a one the Mayor is always very passionate about, is to support a few local charities and good causes.

Each Year the Mayor promotes their chosen charities and good causes and raises funds for them by hosting charity events throughout their year in office.

The Mayor for 2024-25, Councillor Allison Chisnall is supporting Castletown Scouts Group, Hylton Castle Trust and the Royalty Theatre Sunderland as it celebrates in Centenary anniversary.  Each of these charities heavily relies upon donations to help fund their programmes, and allow them to continue to support their community.

Upcoming Events:

Mayor's Charity meal evening - Wednesday 26 June, from 7pm until 11pm - Asiana Fusion Restaurant, Echo Building, West Wear Street, Sunderland.  

Armed Forces Day Civic Reception and Flag Raising - Friday 28 June - City Hall, Plater Way, Sunderland SR1 3AA - arrive 9.50am until 11am.

Remembering Srebrenica - Tuesday 16 July - arrive 5:45pm until 7:30pm - Sunderland Minster, High Street West, Sunderland.

Mayor's Civic Sunday Service - Sunday 21 July - arrive 10:10am until 1pm - Castletown Methodist Church, Castle View, Castletown, Sunderland SR5 3DS.

Fly the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day - Tuesday 3 September - City Hall, Plater Way, Sunderland SR1 3AA - arrive 9.50am until 11am.

Mayor's Civic Carol Service - Sunday 15 December - Sunderland Minster, High Street West, Sunderland - arrive at 5:50pm until 7:30pm.

Other dates to follow asap.

To make a donation to the Mayor's Charities and Good Causes:

By debit or credit card via Sunderland City Council website.

The funds will be distributed between the chosen charities at the end of the Mayor's term in office.

Last year's Mayor Cllr Dorothy Trueman raised over £25,000.00 for The Special Lioness and Hug in a Bag.

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